Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

S3 won't print - stops after leveling

Recommended Posts

Posted · S3 won't print - stops after leveling

S3 printer will complete its leveling process and right after that light turns off and print is completed but nothing printed.  I have printed these items before, this has all started with firmware 6.1.1.

PS: already did a factory reset,  and i've also tried printing other pieces with same result

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites
    Posted · S3 won't print - stops after leveling

    Did you look at your print in PREVIEW Mode?  Sometimes when you slice a part with, for example, thin walls nothing actually gets printed.  When you say "i've printed these items before" did you reslice?  Or is this old gcode?

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites
    Posted · S3 won't print - stops after leveling

    I actually think i fixed this.  The glass plate was about an eighth of an inch off from back to front.  Leveling would complete with no errors and print would just end. I manually adjusted the build plate to be a bit more level and it is now printing.  The bug is, the machine should be throwing a leveling error but it is not.  It just pretends like it is ok and prints nothing at all and cura states print complete.

    • Like 1
    Link to post
    Share on other sites
    • gr5 changed the title to S3 won't print - stops after leveling

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
    • Our picks

      • Startups, apply for the Forward AM Innovation Award!
        Are you a startup using 3D printing? Perhaps you should continue reading... 
        Together with BASF we are launching the Forward AM Innovation Award - the very first global contest for startups developing new applications with 3D printing!
        Why apply?
        The winning startup will receive €100,000 in goods and services*, along with coaching and marketing exposure from top-notch leaders in the industry.

        Who can apply?
        Your startup creates products using Additive Manufacturing, is less than 5 years old, and has less than 50 employees. We are looking for 3D printing applications with a strong focus on innovation, sustainability and scalability.
        Dental aligners, shoes, tools, automotive parts, music instruments, industrial tooling and molding, medical implants, sports equipment, toys, architecture, fashion, construction... all are welcome to join!
        Do you have an innovative, sustainable and scalable idea that leverages the unique possibilities of 3D printing? Then it is time to apply!
        More information can be found here.
        Applications close on March 28th, 2021
        * What does "in goods and services" mean?
        The winner will be able to pick any item from the overall product and service portfolio of the sponsors, e.g. printers, materials, consulting, software... Choose whatever you need to accelerate your startup.
          • Like
        • 0 replies
      • New here? Register your Ultimaker for free 3D printer onboarding course
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 0 replies
    • Create New...